Kirsten Flagstad collection of noncommercial recordings [sound recording],

Title
Kirsten Flagstad collection of noncommercial recordings [sound recording], 1935-1960.
Author
Flagstad, Kirsten, 1895-1962.
Supplementary Content
Collection guide
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Details

Additional Authors
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Description
  • 2 analog, 7 1/2 ips, mono.; 5 in.
  • 73 analog, 7 1/2 ips, mono. ;
  • 75 sound tape reels : analog.
Subject
Genre/Form
Sound recordings.
Note
  • Recording of a program outlining the history and some contents of the collection, titled "Highlights from the Kirsten Flagstad collection" is available in *LT-10 3859.
Additional Formats (note)
  • Preservation cassette copies of collection available in repository. For holdings information, consult local finding aids.
Source (note)
  • Dusenberry, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur V.
Biography (note)
  • Flagstad was a Norwegian soprano who achieved international recognition with her Metropolitan Opera debut on February 2, 1935.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aids available in repository: *L(Special) 88-32; also indexed in local database; see Librarian for assistance.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
*L (Special) 88-32
Author
Flagstad, Kirsten, 1895-1962.
Title
Kirsten Flagstad collection of noncommercial recordings [sound recording], 1935-1960.
Additional Formats
Preservation cassette copies of collection available in repository. For holdings information, consult local finding aids.
Summary
These tapes constitute a large portion of the noncommercial recordings collected by Flagstad of her own performances and interviews. Recordings originating from Norway include Flagstad's farewell concert of December 12, 1953, and fourteen tapes recorded privately at the Norwegian Broadcast Service in 1954 and 1958 featuring songs by Norwegian composers.
Interviews with Flagstad in the collection are as follows: On singing Wagner (BBC, June 28, 1950); Farewell interview (Danish State Radio, December 26, 1953); Recollections of Metropolitan Opera debut (Danish State Radio, February 2, 1960); Opening of the Norwegian National Opera (Norwegian Broadcasting Service, February 16, 1959).
Indexed In:
Kirsten Flagstad Discography by Howard C. Sanner, available in *L 05-6979.
Biography
Flagstad was a Norwegian soprano who achieved international recognition with her Metropolitan Opera debut on February 2, 1935.
Indexes
Finding aids available in repository: *L(Special) 88-32; also indexed in local database; see Librarian for assistance.
Processing Action
Cataloged 19890119
Source
RHA
1.1\a Dusenberry, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur V. Gift 1969
Connect to:
Added Author
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Related To
(CstRLIN)NYPG84-R1094
Research Call Number
*L (Special) 88-32
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